The Diplomatic Society

 
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Bidding Farewell to the retiring National Librarian who had achieved so much

Mr John Kgwale Tsebe

 

Mr John Kgwale Tsebe

A call to enlist the skills, expertise and experience of people retiring was made at the function paying tribute to the South African National Librarian John Tsebe on his retirement.

National Librarian and CEO Mr John Kgwale Tsebe, who is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service in the Library and Information Sector was honored at a farewell function at the National Library of South Africa on 18 February 2014.

Accolades for his transformational leadership and his dedication, dicipline and commitment were made by his collegues, friends and family.

Armed with the knowledge that access to information is the initial step of human development he respositioned the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) as a centre of excellence, opening the doors of learning to all.
   
He served the profession in many roles including Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA), National Council for Library and Information Services (NCLIS) and Book Development Council. Internationally he is the Chairperson of Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL) and he also served at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

He is one of Prof Seth Manaka's first three graduates in Library and Information Science from the then University of the North (now University of Limpopo).

Mr Tsebe travelled extensively internationally to encourage, develop and sustain global partnerships in the Library and Information Services sector and to develop partnerships and international cross-cultural understanding.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
_________________________________________________

January/February 2020

 
 
.
_________________________________________________

Translater


 

 

  
 
 
 
 

 
 
                                                     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

<|> <|> Indonesian Tourism responds to Millennials and wins Award 8 October 2019 "The challenge to the tourism world is not getting easier. It is not only the global economic slowdown, but also a change in... <|> A MEMORIAL, CORONATION, ENGAGEMENT AND A WEDDING: A ROYAL AFFAIR by Stella Sigcau 15 October 2019 September and October months were very busy in the royal calendars throughout South Africa... <|> Culture and Heritage Tourism Boost the Economy of the Mpondo Kingdom Mbotyi and Mngazi 15 October 2019 By Stella Sigcau Mpondo Kingdom is known for its cultural richness, beautiful... <|> SADC enhances cooperation with Indonesia 15 October 2019 ”Indonesia is ready to be part of the African development, especially in the southern African region” Photo: Ambassador of the Republic... <|> A rising star ready to make it internationally by Stella Sigcau 16 October 2019 Azemahle Lwanda Matebese a 13 year old, grade 8 scholar from Durban Girls High School has had a passion for dancing... <|> Korea calls for ease of doing business in SA 2 October 2019 This year marks Korea’s 4,352nd anniversary since its national foundation, and the 71st anniversary of its Armed Forces Day. In South... <|> Russia-Africa look to deepen scientific ties 14 October 2019 With a week to go until the first ever Russia-Africa Summit, Russia has emphasised the need to expand and deepen scientific ties between... <|> SA, Nigeria commit to condusive business environment 4 October 2019 The governments of South Africa and Nigeria have committed to creating a conducive business environment that will make it easier... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.